August 10: Top shots of the day

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Sri Lanka's wicketkeeper Niroshan Dickwella (C), Mahela Jayawardene (2nd L), Kaushal Silva (L) and Kithuruwan Vithanage (2nd R) appeal for successful LBW wicket for Pakistan's Mohammad Talha (R) during the fifth and final day of their first test cricket match in Galle. (Reuters)

Sri Lanka's wicketkeeper Niroshan Dickwella (C), Mahela Jayawardene (2nd L), Kaushal Silva (L) and Kithuruwan Vithanage (2nd R) appeal for successful LBW wicket for Pakistan's Mohammad Talha (R) during the fifth and final day of their first test cricket match in Galle. (Reuters)

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A man climbed high tension electric pole in sector 75 in a bid to commit suicide. The electricity department had to disconnect the electricity supply after which the man was brought down by the police. He was taken into custody by the police in Noida. ( HT photo)

A man climbed high tension electric pole in sector 75 in a bid to commit suicide. The electricity department had to disconnect the electricity supply after which the man was brought down by the police. He was taken into custody by the police in Noida. ( HT photo)

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Children tie ‘Rakhi’ to Prime Minister Narendra Modi on the occasion of Raksha Bandhan in New Delhi. (PTI photo)

Children tie ‘Rakhi’ to Prime Minister Narendra Modi on the occasion of Raksha Bandhan in New Delhi. (PTI photo)

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Sisters tie rakhi on the wrist of their imprisoned brothers on the occassion of Raksha Bandhan at the central jail, in Kota, Rajasthan. (HT photo)

Sisters tie rakhi on the wrist of their imprisoned brothers on the occassion of Raksha Bandhan at the central jail, in Kota, Rajasthan. (HT photo)

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Brahmins hold "Janeu" (sacred thread), also called "Yagnopavit", as they perform prayers at a temple on the occasion of the Raksha Bandhan festival in Ahmedabad. (Reuters)

Brahmins hold "Janeu" (sacred thread), also called "Yagnopavit", as they perform prayers at a temple on the occasion of the Raksha Bandhan festival in Ahmedabad. (Reuters)

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Villagers use makeshift boats to move around over the flood waters in Pandia Kera village in Puri, Odisha. (HT photo/Raj K Raj)

Villagers use makeshift boats to move around over the flood waters in Pandia Kera village in Puri, Odisha. (HT photo/Raj K Raj)

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Students from Tagou martial arts school performs during a rehearsal of the opening ceremony of Nanjing 2014 Youth Olympic Games in Nanjing, east China's Jiangsu province. (AFP photo)

Students from Tagou martial arts school performs during a rehearsal of the opening ceremony of Nanjing 2014 Youth Olympic Games in Nanjing, east China's Jiangsu province. (AFP photo)

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Spectators watch as a diver Sali Riza Grancina, winner of the competition, performs the winning jump from the Ura e Shenjte bridge during the traditional annual high diving competition, near the town of Gjakova, 100 kms south of Kosovo capital Pristina. (AP Photo)

Spectators watch as a diver Sali Riza Grancina, winner of the competition, performs the winning jump from the Ura e Shenjte bridge during the traditional annual high diving competition, near the town of Gjakova, 100 kms south of Kosovo capital Pristina. (AP Photo)

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A member of the Iranian Revolutionary Guards reacts as he stands next to the remains of a plane that crashed near Tehran's Mehrabad airport. (AFP photo)

A member of the Iranian Revolutionary Guards reacts as he stands next to the remains of a plane that crashed near Tehran's Mehrabad airport. (AFP photo)

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A perigee moon, also known as a super moon, raises over high rise buildings in Hong Kong. (AP photo)

A perigee moon, also known as a super moon, raises over high rise buildings in Hong Kong. (AP photo)

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